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Culliford Tree

Other OS name in the Parish of Whitcombe

Historical Forms

  • Culliford Tree l18 Weld1 1811 OS
  • Colifordestre(e) 15 MinAcct 1454–1460 Weld1
  • Culliford Down l18 ib


[ ˈkʌlived ] , Culliford Tree l18Weld 1, 1811 OS, Colifordestre (e )15MinAcct , 1454–1460Weld 1, one of a linear group of barrows on thehigh ground (called Culliford Down l18ib , v. dūn ) in the S of the par . , and giving name to the hundred of Culliford Tree q. v. supra which had its meeting place here , cf. the f.n. Culliver Tree in Preston par . supra .

Places in the same Parish